These Roasted Chickpeas make for a savory, salty, nutty salad topping, soup topping, or for an addicting but healthy snack!


  • 2 ( 15 oz.) cans garbanzo beans/chickpeas 
  • Olive oil cooking spray 
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika or paprika powder 
  • ½ tsp garlic powder 
  • ¼ tsp onion powder 
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 
  • Pinch of black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Drain garbanzo’s in a strainer and rinse well with cool water. Shake to help remove water..
  3. Pour chickpeas on a clean paper towel, and pat dry. (Wet chickpeas don’t brown as well.) 
  4. Spread the garbanzo beans across the prepared baking sheet, making sure they aren’t over lapping.
  5. Spray the tops of them generously with olive oil non stick cooking spray. Do not add any of the seasonings yet. 
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, stopping once or twice to stir around the chickpeas so that the chickpeas roast evenly. 
  7. Take the chickpeas out of the oven and place them in a large mixing bowl.
  8. Add the spices and toss well until the chickpeas are coated evenly.
  9. Place them back on the baking sheet and bake for another 10-15 minutes or until they’re golden brown and crunchy!

Air fryer direction

  1. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray the tops of the garbanzo beans generously with cooking spray.
  3. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes. Shake half way during cooking.
  4. Sprinkle with seasoning and cook for an additional 2 minutes or until golden brown and crunchy!

4 servings 0 ww points


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